HD Sunglasses Use The Power Of Stupidity To Increase Real World Resolution

HD Sunglasses Use The Power Of Stupidity To Increase Real World Resolution

Did you know your eyes have probably been viewing things in only 480 vertical lines of resolution? Thankfully someone out there isn’t as stupid as the rest of us, and realized that if our television sets can be upgraded to HD, so can our eyeballs. At least they can with the help of these special sunglasses.

http://consumerist.com/2008/02/20/a-reader-tried-to-send/

A reader tried to send in his shipping info to Monster Cable yesterday to receive their free HD informational DVD, The Higher Definition Home Theater Experience (see second to last paragraph), and discovered the address wasn’t working. Now it is, so if you got your email bounced back, try again.

http://consumerist.com/2008/01/17/correction-a-panasonic-fat-cat/

Correction: A Panasonic fat cat (and probably also a big wig) wrote in to let us know that Panasonic does indeed make a Blu-ray player that can play 1.1 Blu-ray discs: “The current Panasonic model available (DMP-BD30) is based on version 1.1 (BonusView) and capable of playing Blu-ray discs offering…

Buyers Beware: Current Blu-ray Players Won't Correctly Play Future Discs

Buyers Beware: Current Blu-ray Players Won't Correctly Play Future Discs

After the past week, it seems more and more likely that Blu-ray will be the movie disc format of the future.

Where Things Stand In The Hi-Def DVD Format War

Where Things Stand In The Hi-Def DVD Format War

After Time Warner Inc.’s announcement today that they’ve chosen to support Blu-ray exclusively, here’s the current breakdown of studio support for each format—and things aren’t looking good for HD DVD.

Stunning MTV HD Ad Something to Crow About

Stunning work from the wunderlab that is the Psyop motion graphics studio.

HOWTO: Buy an HDTV

HOWTO: Buy an HDTV

Looking to buy an HDTV? Overwhelmed by nerd ninjas throwing 1080i ninja stars from behind darkened computer monitors, chuckling as you trip over cords and incomprehensible guidebooks?

Dish Network’s Head Served on HD Platter

Dish Network’s Head Served on HD Platter

It seems the swing towards High-Definition TV formats is happening only slightly less gracefully than a Mack truck doing pirouettes. Channel providers expect customers to invest in building up their network by purchasing HD converters. Apparently they’ve never heard the old saying that we just made up, “Give a man a free door but make him pay you to unlock it.”